The New Structure of Infinite Possibility | David Eagleman on Impact Theory

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David Eagleman was always filled with wonder by the things he didn’t understand. The writer and the presenter of the amazing international PBS series The Brain, internationally best-selling author, and Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum in the area of Behavior and Neuroscience sits down with Tom Bilyeu to discuss the beautiful complexity of the brain in this episode of Impact Theory.

SHOW NOTES
David talks about what began his fascination with the brain. [3:53] David shares the types of questions he asks in his first book “Sum.” [6:01] Tom and David discuss the immeasurable power of the galaxy. [13:24] David describes the gravitational pull that draws him to science. [17:24] David explains the potato head theory and sticking new information into the brain. [20:46] Tom and David discuss how neosensory helps develop a new perception of the world. [24:40] David tells why the computer is a terrible metaphor for the brain. [35:33] David talks about imperfect memories, getting more inputs, and associations. [38:24] Tom and David discuss the notion of free will. [41:14] David explores structural pathways and creating new senses in humans. [45:09] David talks about neuro law and understanding the variety in people’s brains. [48:52] David defines the impact that he wants to have on the world. [51:30]
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

BOOKS
Sum: Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman – amzn.to/2opInyD [2:04] Incognito, The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman – amzn.to/2pZJCoq [2:28] The Brain: The Story of You by David Eagleman – amzn.to/2opIEBJ [2:32] Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman – amzn.to/2opvwg3 [16:16] Livewired by David Eagleman – Coming 2018 bit.ly/2puBifU [34:25] The Runaway Species by Anthony Brandt and David Eagleman – Coming October 2017 amzn.to/2q8e8c4 [36:21]
PEOPLE
Saud Guru interview – bit.ly/2e7HBPZ [15:41] Francis Crick – bit.ly/2nYoEpu [16:34] Paul Bloom – bit.ly/2ojKq34 [40:23]
RESOURCES
BrainCheck – bit.ly/2nYzxrp [28:55]
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Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder of 2014 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition — a unicorn startup valued at over $1 billion — and the co-founder and host of Impact Theory. Impact Theory is a first-of-its-kind company designed to facilitate global change through the incubation of mission-based businesses and the cultivation of empowering content. Every piece of content Impact Theory creates is meant to underscore the company mission to free people from The Matrix and help them unlock their true potential. Impact Theory exists to inspire the next generation of game-changing companies and creators that will make a true and lasting impact on the world.

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